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2016 GILMORE YOUNG ARTIST Micah McLaurin
Born in 1994 in Charleston, Mr. McLaurin studied there with Marsha Gerber and Enrique Graf. He completed his bachelor’s degree program at the Curtis Institute of Music working with Robert McDonald and Gary Graffman. He now studies with Jerome Lowenthal and Veda Kaplinsky at The Juilliard School.
Mr. McLaurin has performed as a soloist with orchestras around the globe including the Cleveland Orchestra, Orquestra Filarmónica de Montevideo, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, South Carolina Philharmonic, Perugia Festival Orchestra, Virginia Symphony, Music Academy of the West’s Academy Orchestra and the North Carolina Symphony.
In 2019, Mr. McLaurin made his Lincoln Center recital debut at Alice Tully Hall and performed at Lincoln Center’s David Koch Theater as part of the Youth America Grand Prix Gala. He also has performed recitals and chamber music at the Verbier Festival, Spoleto Festival, Music Fest Perugia, Aspen Festival, Southeastern Piano Festival, International Piano Series at the College of Charleston, the Miami Chopin Foundation, Gilmore Festival, Paderewski Festival of Raleigh, Les Jeudis du Piano in Geneva and Les Pianissimes Festival in Paris.